I need some 6mm flat stock to make the motor mounts for my little CNC gantry Mill, so I decided to cast some.
I got heavy shrinkage...
Luckily the pouring spout was long.
Since you can never have too many unfinished projects floating around, I thought I'd start another one.
The write upo will be...
I am sick of having my Mill 1 hours drive away, but the last four houses we offered on we didn't get, so we're still in an apartment.
This is my next project, still a work in progress. I am planning to put a marble in a cast hand. It will have a light coming up under it to light up the marble.
Here is the molding material I used:
Here is the wax pattern: I am not too happy with how it turned out but I think I cleaned
Updated 12-13-2011 at 09:10 PM by metalshop
I had taken a picture this summer, of some folding stands I fabbed up a few years back, figured you guys might enjoy the pic. These are some of the handiest tools I've made, they get used a lot. The legs are solid sucker rod, grade eight bolts on all joints, with the nuts tacked, so they can't work off. A pipe across two make an instant saw horse. All 4 with two pipes and some plywood make an adjustable height table. I also made some socket type extensions, when I needed a bit more height on a project.
friends as I was saying, here's the litmus test, a full
raises the temperature of 700 c ° in 10 minutes
now working on an injector to save fuel and be more efficient